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Dwyane Wade Surprises Teen Battling Cancer With Care Package: Report

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    Dwyane Wade Surprises Teen Battling Cancer With Care Package

    He may be off the basketball court, but retired Miami Heat player Dwyane Wade is still making headlines - this time, for bringing joy to a young high school student battling cancer. Wade sent the 16-year-old football star in Georgia a care package after the teen was diagnosed with Stage 3 lymphoma. The video was shared by his coach, Sean Calhoun, on Twitter.

    (Published Wednesday, June 12, 2019)

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    • In the package, Wade included a personalized message that read “My belief is stronger than your doubt."

    Dwyane Wade is back at it again.

    The basketball star’s latest act of kindness pulled at our heartstrings, after he sent a fan a care package filled with Wade swag.

    Sixteen-year-old Chase McDaniel could not have gotten the package at a better time. The Georgia teen was recently diagnosed with stage 3 lymphoma the morning of his senior prom, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.

    In a viral Twitter video, McDaniel’s football coach, Sean Calhoun, posted the student’s reaction.

    “I’m speechless. I don’t know what to say,” McDaniel said in the video. “You’re the GOAT.”

    In the package, Wade included a personalized message that read “My belief is stronger than your doubt,” which was handwritten on a new pair of sneakers. The package also included items from the NBA player’s clothing line.

    McDaniel’s surprise was shared on Wade’s personal Twitter account with the caption, “I appreciate you #TeamWade”.

    Both Miami and McDaniel appreciate him too.

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